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Android 10 release date for every Pixel leaked by mobile carrier

September 2nd, 2019

In anticipation of the final Android Q rollout, Google surprised the world a few days ago with a massive branding makeover. Dessert names have been abandoned in favor of numbers, and Android Q shall be known as Android 10 going forward. There will also be a new logo and font to go along with the …

Hundreds of Rogers employees face the ax

June 26th, 2012

Canadian wireless giant Rogers Communications will be cutting at least 400 more jobs soon after letting 300 workers go earlier this year, the Financial Post reports. The Post says that the layoffs come at a time of “stagnating revenue growth across its mobile and wireline operations” and that the company only expects competition with rivals Telus and Bell …

Apple’s Siri-enabled iTV already being tested by potential partners, report claims

February 7th, 2012

Prototypes of Apple’s upcoming HDTV are already being tested by multiple potential carrier partners Apple is trying to woo, The Globe and Mail reports. The Canadian paper calls the iTV “a product that has the potential to revolutionize TV viewing by turning conventional televisions into gigantic iPads,” and claims at least two Canadian carriers are currently …

Rogers announces two new LTE devices with 4G speeds up to 40Mbps

February 6th, 2012

Rogers on Monday announced two new LTE devices that will offer even faster speeds than earlier 4G modems on its network. The company will soon launch the Sierra Wireless AirCard 330U LTE Rocket stick as well as the Sierra Wireless AirCard 763S LTE Rocket mobile hotspot. Both devices utilize the 2600MHz spectrum and will offer LTE …

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket explodes in man’s pocket

December 1st, 2011

Apple has accused Samsung of copying its designs on a number of occasions. While the foundation for Apple’s accusations is questionable, this is one area where Samsung clearly stole a page right out of Apple’s playbook. BGR reported earlier this week that a passenger aboard a flight in Australia was welcomed to his destination by …

Audio echo bug plagues iPhone 4S owners during voice calls

November 1st, 2011

Following widespread complaints of excessive battery drain thought to be related to a time zone bug, iPhone 4S owners are now beginning to draw attention to a new iPhone bug. According to multiple threads on Apple’s support forum, hundreds of iPhone 4S users are experiencing an audio echo during voice calls when using a wired …

BlackBerry PlayBook price slashing begins: $249 and up for Rogers workers

September 16th, 2011

Research In Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie revealed on the company’s second-quarter earnings call that RIM would soon be dropping prices on its BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. While the new price points have not yet been disclosed, it looks like the first move in carriers’ efforts to clear their shelves actually started this past Tuesday. Long-time RIM …

Hands on with the BlackBerry Curve 9360

September 15th, 2011

During a press event in New York City on Wednesday night we met up with Research In Motion to check out the BlackBerry Curve 9360, the latest of its BlackBerry OS 7 devices. Unlike the Torch 9850/9860 and the Bold 9900, the Curve 9360 does not offer a touchscreen display. This wasn’t a deal breaker, …

Rogers deploys Canada’s first 4G LTE network in Ottawa

July 8th, 2011

On Thursday, Rogers and Ericsson officially activated the first Canadian 4G LTE network in Ottawa. “This network will power the next generation of innovative products and services in ways we’ve never seen before,” Rob Bruce, Rogers’ president of communications said. “[It] will be the backbone of Canada’s digital economy as we continue to move from …

RIM is black-burying carriers with half-baked BlackBerrys

June 20th, 2011

Launching new products is always difficult. Launching new products with hundreds of different carriers is exponentially more difficult. Apparently there is an easy way and a hard way to do things, however, and RIM has been making carriers offers they can’t refuse. BGR has learned from a trusted source that RIM has been strong-arming several carriers, …